The Thomas Family Internship Awards allow students interested in exploring career options in the public, private, and non-profit sectors to pursue summer internships. To help offset the costs of unpaid internships, the Career Center provides a limited number of stipends to qualified students.
The Thomas Family Supplementary Research Award offers supplementary funds to history majors engaged in research projects. The award offers "top up" funds to help defray the costs of research not covered by other awards such as summer research grants from the Office of Undergraduate Research or the Bemis Summer Research Scholarship in Europe. Although all students are welcome to apply, preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.
The Office of Undergraduate Research is the secondary on-campus resource that assists students in identifying and pursuing undergraduate research and funding opportunities. To schedule an appointment with the Director of Undergraduate Research - Joy Kiefer - students can make an appointment with her via the WUSTL Advisor calendar (password=leader). Students can also make an appointment with the Undergraduate Research Coordinator - Kristin Sobokta - via the WUSTL Advisor calendar (password=research).
Each year, ICPES gathers more than 100 undergraduates to provide them with hands-on experience interning on Capitol Hill, federal agencies, think tanks, political groups, or international affairs organizations. In addition, ICPES students attend exclusive briefings at various sites around Washington, including the White Houe complex, the US Capitol, the Federal Reserve, the State Department, and CIA Headquarters. Additionally, students attend the Judd Lecture Series, featuring notable leaders and policy makers discussing today's critical issues.
The Fulbright program is open to graduating seniors and higher level students. Through the Fulbright program, students can pursue independent research, fund graduate study, or teach English to students of all levels. They can also pursue specific courses of study in countries around the world. The above link provides an overview of the program, addresses frequently asked questions, and contains information you should know about the program if you are considering applying.
This summer program, open to sophomores and juniors and based in New York City, has been designed to both reward undergraduates who have demonstrated superb research and writing skill in the field of American history, and to provide an opportunity for the next generation of historians to engage in discussions with eminent scholars and in secondary research.
Although many of H-Net's funding announcements are geared toward graduate students or established faculty, occasionally it may be possible to identify funding sources for undergraduate study via this website.
FellowshipsThe Library of Congress regularly offers both paid and unpaid fellowships and internships for undergraduate students. Some are available during the summer, while others are open during the school year.